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Mar 25, 2011 11:35pm PDT
tiniest speck of inhaled plutonium can bring lung cancer, experts tell us, which is why tonight's news from japan is more tire than any since the mop administer quake and tsunami there. authorities suspect a large crack has formed in the core container of a reactor at fukushima. meaning that highly radioactive material, uranium and plutonium, is exposed and potentially spreading through air and water. here now is david wright with the latest. >> reporter: this was the news everyone here has been dreading for two weeks now, since the nuclear crisis began. a suspected breach of the reactor core. today, the prime minister himself called the situation grave and serious. "we need to be extremely vigila vigilant," he said, adding darkly, "this is not a time for optimism." >> think of the little dutch boy putting his finger in this crack and this crack. suddenly, a huge crack begins to open up. >> reporter: the canaries in the react wear the engineers who bravely put their lives on the line to get the cooling system running again. several of them were dragging a power cable in reactor number
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Mar 9, 2011 11:35pm EST
grill. he draszs dresses up like a doctor. >> every one of us cared about blair. >> reporter: there's an argument to be made that you used this guy in his life. now you're morbidly using his death to promote your restaurant. >> i agree. his death has gotten the message out further. >> reporter: his death has not given you pause? >> zero pause. >> reporter: he has a most unusual justification. that america needs shock therapy to cure its obesity epidemic. he says he tried other ways. he once owned jenny craig studios and several personal training studios. >> i'm saying loudly and as clearly as in business in america can, this is dangerous. >> oh, he's using it as a marketing tool. the word that leaps to mind is hypocrisy. >> reporter: you won't be surprised to hear real nutritionists take issue. >> i think there are ethical issues in what he's doing. if he believed that diet had nothing to do with health, at least you could think, he's misinformed. he knows what he's doing. he's deliberately trying to get people to eat more than they need. >> reporter: blair, you say, was also your fri
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Mar 4, 2011 11:35pm EST
. >> good evening. despite what "the godfather" taught us, most self-respecting mobsters hope all their sons find a legitimate line of work. but one chicago hitman had no such parental instrict. he pulls his son into the mob and it cost him. for the first time ever, you're about to hear from the most important mafia turn coat in recent history. the man at the center of what the fbi called operation family secrets. a few nights a month, patrons pile into this trendy phoenix restaurant with no idea that the man making their pizza is a member of one of the most notorious crime families in america. >> stone oven here. >> reporter: his name is frank calabrese jr. and his father frank sr. is serving multiple life sentences for killing 13 people while stealing and loan sharking millions as a made man in the outfit, a chicago mob notorious since the days of al capone. did he have a signature? >> yeah. when he was killing, he wanted to make sure you were dead. so, he loved to strangle you and cut your throat from ear to ear. >> reporter: just to make sure? >> just to make sure. >> reporter: seei
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Mar 14, 2011 11:35pm PDT
here they were contaminated. she tells us she was in the town very close to the plant. they tested her grandmother too. and they tested your grandmother too? >> yes. >> reporter: your grandmother is okay? >> she's okay. >> reporter: everyone? >> everyone. >> reporter: this driver has been racing the evacuate sack whiches from the towns showing his clothing and taking it off to be tested. yes, he tells us, i've been busing them. and then we notice the crowded tent. medical teams in hazmat uniforms use geiger counters and handheld scanners to check everyone especially the most vulnerable, the children. this little girl stands still as they scan her hair before asking her to turn around. mothers hold on to their babies and this little girl touches her winnie the pooh. winnie the pooh. but everyone is okay? the family tells me they were given the all clear but the mother admits it's like living through hell, she says. authorities fold me more than 100 people have tested positive of radiation and taken to the hospital. we were given exclusive access to the command center. you have been very
ABC
Feb 28, 2011 11:35pm PST
christiane amanpour there is no revolution and denied using military force against their own citizens but this is video taken today 30 miles from tripoli and shows something different. it is why president obama has called for gadhafi to step down, sent warships into the region and ordered a seizure of $30 billion in libya assets. this fighting was going on as christiane was making her way to sit down with the colonel himself and she has an exclusive interview with the longtime leader of a nation on the brink. >> reporter: our day began high over the libyan capital tripoli. in a helicopter ride organized to prove that the city is calm and remains under gadhafi's control. even though opponents are closing in, having seized nearby towns as well as most of eastern lib libya. shortly after we touched down in one of the neighborhoods we had just flown over, a family was burying one of at least nine protesters who had been shot to death here last week. the mourners began chanting "beware, gadhafi, you too soon will be buried here" but in other parts of the city are the chants -- these people
ABC
Mar 7, 2011 11:35pm EST
? >> only when they're all mad at me. >> he's got like two of us that are, two of us that respect or one of us -- >> reporter: those are not good odds. >> it's rare to have all four of us mad at him at the same time but it's also really var for all of us not to be mad at him. >> every relationship has those ups and downs. cody just unfortunately is sometimes in the doghouse a little more than most men would be. >> reporter: so here's the tough question. honestly do you think that people are watching because they want to have their eyes and minds open or are they watching for the spectacle of it. >> yes. >> reporter: yes what? >> both. >> who knows why people tune in. >> i'm sure they start out -- i'm sure they start out with kind of just curiosity. >> but there's somebody that they can -- most people can relate to. >> a lot of people are turning on to tuning in to see a train wreck potentially and i think that every day they see a fender bender. >> reporter: one issue the sister wives readily admit to struggling with is jealousy. >> this is nice. >> reporter: today we watch them deci
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 11:35pm EDT
a colleague of ours that knew taylor as a subject and friend. barbara walters is here with us. you interviewed elizabeth five times. reaction to her death is really breathtaking out there. on tv news, all the way out to twitter. really touched something deep in the country, across the generations, too. why? what was it about her that captured or imagination and held it for so long? >> reporter: well, i did interview her five times, but i also considered elizabeth taylor a friend and many people don't realize this, she had four children, ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and she loved them dearly, so, i would like to say that my heart and sympathies go out to her family tonight. but to your question. everything she did was larger than life. she was the most beautiful child star. she was the most exquisite adult leading lady. she had 50 movies, two oscars, eight marriages, two to the same man. scandalous headlines and courageous activism. she lived her life her way and, terry, she didn't give a damn what anybody else thought about it. there are some people for whom even
ABC
Mar 28, 2011 11:35pm EDT
tells us the surprising secret of her long, happy marriage. and taking us inside her off screen home. >>> and this year's modal. he dreams of being a male underwear modal. the problem? he was born a girl. the transformation from tanya to todd. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. as mt. obama tonight sought to make the case for the u.s. in libya, the fire raged on. raining fire on moammar gadhafi's hometown of sirte. alex what can you tell us about what is happening there? >> reporter: good evening. it's early morning here in benghazi. the rebels have been aible to push it front back to the edge of town, almost 350 miles away to the hometown of gadhafi, sirte. every step along the way, you see a rag tag group of soldiers pushing west. >> at some point, they are going to meet the military and heavy weapons. they prepared if that? >> reporter: they are already seeing that. they come up to the line there is little coordination. there is little communication. cell phones don't work. there are no radios. it's clear they are full of passion. they are willing to die for the cause. it's eviden
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 11:35pm PDT
fight each other affecting us? here's andrea canning. >> reporter: it's the disturbing brawl between two teenage girls caught on tape by their friends, looking on and even egging them on to keep fighting. what was it like being involved in that fight? >> i was upset, scared, shocked. >> reporter: the alleged attacker is janelle evans, the star of mtv's "teen mom." >> mom, shut up. >> reporter: in this video licensed by abc news, evans can be seen attacking her former friend who says the fight was all over janelle's ex-boyfriend. do you think the show indirectly perhaps led to this fight between the two of you? >> i think it did because she used to be a really sweet girl, fun to be around. and since she's been on the show, she's just got a big head. she's been angry at the world. >> reporter: their fight is just the latest example of a string of violence incidents between reality stars on screen and increasingly off screen. the emotional, sometime brutal brawls have become a staple. like in this lover's quarrel on "jersey shore." to this table-flipping tirade on the real housewives of
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Mar 1, 2011 11:35pm EST
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ABC
Mar 24, 2011 11:35pm PDT
the war began. this is the "uss kearsarge" with more than 2,000 u.s. troops on board. >> i use a very tech nick call term as i was talking to the president. he said, how are the attacks going? and i said, mr. president, the marines are hammering the [ bleep ] out of them. >> reporter: all eyes have been on ham and the men and women who serve under him here, especially with the fighting inside libya intensifying. these are the latest images from a raging battle for a place called misrata, the last major town near the libyan capital still controlled by anti-gadhafi forces. gadhafi's forces appear to have taken control of the hospital, the sea port and the airport today. ham has had less than a week to turn the tide against gadhafi, who has vowed to show no mercy to the rebels who have risen up, demanding the end to his 40-year rule. these pictures emerged of a hospital hit by tank fire. children hit by snipers there. at ham's disposal, a powerful array of american military in the region, with nearly 200 war planes, over a dozen helicopters, hundreds of missiles and thousands of sai
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Mar 22, 2011 11:35pm PDT
gadhafi plane that would strike us," this man said. "then we saw the plane was on fire, spinning around, and realized it was not a libyan plane." still, it is now clear, america's role in the war has been far greater than any of the allies. i'm martha raddatz for "nightline" in washington. >> our thanks to martha for that. and with so many questions squirreling over america's role in this fight, and how quickly we get out, secretary of state hillary clinton sat down for an exclusive interview with diane sawyer. >> i think it's moving well. the work that the united states and our allies have been doing to take out the air defense systems will enable the united states to do what we said we would do, which is to fulfill this initial phase and then to transition to the no-fly zone and the work that will be led by our partners. >> reporter: will it be nato? >> nato will be involved. we do have a lot of nato members who are committed to this process and, you know, they want to see command and control that is organized. but we also are integrating others from outside of nato. but i'm ve
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 11:35pm PDT
shall have no mercy or compassion. "it's been terrifying the last few days," this man told us. as the day went on, the crowds grew, by late afternoon a rally of hundreds had formed. after days of attack the people of benghazi are back out on the streets not just celebrating but leaving benghazi heading west taking the fight to the gadhafi forces. their message, they welcome the international air strikes. women came out to join the men on the streets. celebrating the operation. "if the rebel, the british and the americans will not kill him, the women of libya will fight gadhafi forces," this woman said. more than 600 miles away in tripoli, forces loyal to gadhafi tightened their grip on the capital checking everyone coming and going. earlier today president obama remained unclear about just how long the united states would remain involved, in this, its third war in a muslim country. >> obviously the situation is evolving on the ground. the first phase of the mission has been completed. >> reporter: but in benghazi, the rebels were already showing off trophies from this new phase of the
ABC
Mar 3, 2011 11:35pm EST
? >> there's probably 20-plus girls at my high school. >> i wasn't using anything, like protection or anything, birth control, condoms, anything like that. >> reporter: in georgia, teen pregnancy rates are nearly a quarter higher than the national average in the town of rome, it's so prevalent a support of 40 teens meepts twice a month. >> a bag full of baby girl stuff here. >> reporter: michelle is the founder of the group. >> there is no fear and shame in teen pregnancy anymore. seeing all the teen moms in the media, it's desensitized them. >> reporter: all the girls here follow "teen mom" in the gossip pages and on television. >> my name is whitney and i'm a country girl from the southern town of rome, georgia. >> in fact, there's a star among them. whitney was on "16 and pregnant," the original mtv documentary that launched the "teen mom" sensation. >> people think it's so cool that i was on tv. >> reporter: she says she was excited to participate in the real life morality tale. >> you don't have to have sex if you do have sex, be smart. this is what happens. >> reporter: but she
ABC
Mar 11, 2011 11:35pm PST
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Mar 10, 2011 11:35pm PST
come. unfortunate but the good news is they come to work with us so they can better back in their own countries and they said we have been doing training with the japanese for almost a decade now and i think that hopefully will help them. i think they have learned a lot from us and we actually had one of our p.m. people who wept back to japan and taught over there. he learned a lot from them as well and how they operate. so the most important thing is approximately this type of training really it doesn't matter where you are from. when a country has a disaster or terrorist e.coli haven't it's about training to do the most good as quickly as you ca can. that's a shared at any rate that we all we all want to be good at. so this international sharing of information and skills is really important for all of us to get better at what we are doing. >>fá absolutely. harold we really appreciate your time this evening. >> stay on line if you tonight mind we'll move on. we have another resource in menlo park. >> david i'mer with u.s. gs in menlo park on the line for us now. squiz. >> they a
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 11:35pm PDT
son. christiane joins me now. you were just in libya, what can you tell us? >> well, i think they are bracing for military intervention but when i reached them, he was defiant with customary bravado. the second son is his closest political adviser and he was as defiant when i reached him on the phone tonight as when i first met him in tripoli last month. >> are you hide something are you worried? >> hiding from who? >> well as you know, the united nations has taken a resolution that would potentially involve air strikes against your father's air defenses and various military placements. >> i think our country, our people, and we are not afraid. >> what is your father's reaction and your reaction to this resolution that's just been taken? >> first of all, it was unfair. because as you know, from the beginning, we told everybody there were no air strikes against civilians. >> he claimed that the city of ben gazi in the hands of the opposition was full of people waiting for the gadhafis to come back. people in ben gazi are cheering the united nation's resolution because they're afrai
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Mar 18, 2011 11:35pm PDT
this pressure, libyan leader moammar gadhafi continued his bloody assault on the opposition, using tanks and heavy artillery to bombard towns. so, what price is the u.s. prepared to pay in libya? once again, afternoon a decade of war, a president is sending american troops into harm's way. >> there is no decision i face as your commander in chief that i consider as carefully as the decision to ask our men and women to use military force. >> reporter: but barack obama has now opened another front in america's wars, libya. >> cease-fire must be implemented immediately. that means all attacks against civilians must stop. >> reporter: for nearly a month now, ordinary libyans have risen up to rid their land of the 42-year dictatorship of gadhafi. and after some initial soaring successes, gadhafi's better equipped, professional forces have slowly strangled the rebellion, using air power especially to rain terror down on his own people. so, the u.n. acted. >> translator: the resolution is adopted. >> reporter: imposing a no-fly zone, and president obama committed the united states to the
ABC
Mar 15, 2011 11:35pm EDT
under control to avoid a chernobyl-like disaster. they used fire pumps to flood the reactors with water to cool the nuclear core. b hours later, the radiation levels spiked so high, they stopped work altogether, at least for now. but those who live within the 12-mile evacuation radius, some 136,000 people, had to flee. and now more than a half a million are homeless. in tokyo, the fear is palpable. people wear radiation badges and pop iodide pills. and if you followed our journey yesterday, you know that fear of a nuclear wind is the last thing this country needs after a week when millions of lives changed for the worst. the sights and sounds and smells up in the tsunami zone are absolutely soul-crushing. entire villages turned into shattered, muddy slop. but soon, you become numb to all the physical devastation. but it's impossible to brace against the emotional sledge hammer found at one of the only working hospitals next to the epicenter. here we found a tent filled with lists of names, people who came to seek treatment and outside that tent, a heartbreaking line of folks despe
ABC
Mar 8, 2011 11:35pm EST
lately,orman has reversed some of the key points of advice she used to give. tonight, she tells vicki mabrey why. >> look how tall you're are. you're a real man. >> reporter: deonte murphy and his mom wanted to thank suze orman for making their american dream come true. last time they met was seven years ago. >> do you get an allowance? >> yes. >> how much do you get? >> $10. >> reporter: a chance encounter on his 10th birthday, where suze taught them both about saving. >> what if i told you, if you put it in the bank, the bank will pay you to put it there. >> reporter: his mother cut back on hair and beauty treatments and had money deticketed to start a 529 college fund for her son. >> it's my only child and i wanted him to actually attend college. because you need a degree. >> reporter: deonte is now 17, a senior in high school where he plays basketball. but they didn't want to depend on athletics to get him into college. following suze's advice, she saved money from her paralegal salary. now, she's put more than $30,000 away to send her son to college. >> i didn't think at th
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Mar 16, 2011 11:35pm EDT
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Mar 2, 2011 11:35pm EST
a word he uses as his catch phrase on the twitter page he started yesterday. and is already gained over 1 million twitter followers -- >> we actually shut down the server. that was pretty exciting. i had 100,000 in the first hour. >> reporter: he seems to be totally focused on the media is this typical of an addict? >> we have to understand that charlie sheen is not like any regular addict that we know. he's riding high right now. i think more on a mania than anything else. >> reporter: when i sat down with sheen this weekend, he seemed to be enjoying his role as dad. you seem to be the primary care giver right now to the boys. >> today i am. tomorrow she might be. everything's cool. there's enough love and help to go around for everybody. >> reporter: in those court papers, mueller says sheen had not seen the children for close to a year before he took them. he had this to say to us about mueller, currently in outpatient rehab. she around enough for the boys? >> i can't answer for somebody who is not here. then it's my opinion. yeah, i mean, call her. her thing is full. we can cal
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Mar 10, 2011 11:35pm EST
griffin joins us to talk about dating, how to make fun of celebrities, and her feud with sarah palin. >> i'm sorry, is this from the former governor? >>> and, man versus fish. we're on the boat for a wet and wild episode of fish warriors. >> announcer: from the global e resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," march 10th, 2011. >> good evening. we begin tonight with entertainment. and the young stars who attract huge audiences of equally young fans and generate massive profits. earlier this evening, police in liverpool, england, had to take anti-riot precautions when a crowd of screaming girls gathered outside a hotel where the singer justin bieber was staying. at 17, bieber's been a huge star for years now. and the question's already being asked -- who's next? here's neal karlinsky. >> reporter: this is what it looks like when a 13-year-old wins the lottery. >> i just wanted to hug you. >> you want to hug me? welcome to my domain. this is where i spend most of my time. >> reporter: behind the wheel? >> oh, yeah. i
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 11:35pm EDT
. >> history tells us that utilities, some utilities, cut corners, and then when the day of reckoning arrives, they won't be ready to respond in the same way that the utility executives in japan were not ready to respond. >> reporter: today, officials from dresden acknowledged the violations and took them seriously. company officials say the public nor the employeers with at risk. and so today, congressman ed markey introduced a bill, calling for a moratorium on new licenses for nuclear power plants. abc news looked at records from 2007, and found a litany of shoddy safety work. june 2009, a plant in georgia is issued a citation after an emergency diesel generator was found inon rabl. the report states that unrepaired cracks in the structure had been observed since 1998. the nrc cited the tennessee valley authority for failing to provide fire protection features capable of limiting fire damage at the browns ferry plant. >> i don't think that any new licenses should be granted until all of the lessons of fukushima are built into the new plants in the united states. >> reporter: the events of t
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